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advise for sister Hello, my sister was diagnosed with MS about a month ago, she then had concerns over a breast lump.
apparently she has had lumps for years but felt they had changed and thought it was due to the ms treatment of steroids.
She was seen today at a regional centre and given several biopsies. The consultant and the person who reads the mamograms both feel she has invasive duct carcinoma.
They say it is a grade V, but this is that particular hospitals grading, not the same as the usual system. They have said she should have Chemo then surgery ( I think they said a large slice surgery) then radiotherapy.
Can anyone tell me what this means and give me the hard facts as best as possible. I know no one can see into the future but I am more scared of false hope than knowing the worst case.
This is such a difficult scary time, I appreciate your help